Cluster No. 3 (ECL)

From Global Energy Monitor

Cluster No. 3 is a group of underground and opencast coal mines operated by Eastern Coalfields Limited, a subsidiary of Coal India, with a combined capacity of 3.97 million tonnes-per-annum (MTPA) near Asansol, Paschim Bardhaman, West Bengal, India.[1]

The operating mines include Bonjemehari, Dabor, and Sangramgarh.


The map below shows the approximate location of the Cluster No. 3 coal mines, with the Dabor mine in the middle, in Paschim Bardhaman, West Bengal, India.

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Eastern Coalfields Limited, a subsidiary of Coal India, operates the Cluster 3 coal mines.

Mine Details

  • Sponsor: Eastern Coalfields Limited[1]
  • Parent company: Coal India
  • Location: Paschim Bardhaman, West Bengal, India.[1]
  • Coordinates: 23.789723, 86.915206 (location of Dabor mine)
  • Status: operating
  • Capacity: Bonjemehari (0.5 MTPA), Dabor (2.47 MTPA), and Sangramgarh (1 MTPA).[1] (Actual Production: 1.03 million tonnes at Dabor).
  • Reserves: 11.78 million tonnes (Proven and Probable, 2013) [2]
  • In service:
  • Permits:
  • Coal type:
  • Mining method: underground and opencast
  • Source of financing:

Articles and resources


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 Environmental Compliance, September 2017
  2. Environmental Clearance, "Revised application for TOR for Cluster No.3", MoEFCC India, Accessed June 2021

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